Nélia DIAS

Nélia Dias is professor in the anthropology department at ISCTE – Instituto universitário de Lisboa – and researcher at the Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia (CRIA). Her research focuses on the history of anthropology in France in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the history of physical anthropology and ethnographic collections, and on heritage studies.

She has published Le musée d’ethnographie du Trocadéro (1878-1908). Anthropologie et muséologie en France (Paris, Éditions du CNRS, 1991); La mesure des sens. Les anthropologues et le corps humain (Paris, Aubier 2004); co-edited with F. Vidal, Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture (London/New York, Routledge, 2016); and co-edited with T. Bennett et al., Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology, Museums and Liberal Government (Durham: Duke University Press 2017).